The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) publishes a report card every four to five years grading the condition of sixteen infrastructural systems that are vital to the US. Unfortunately, America’s 2013 GPA is a D+ (which is actually up from the 2009 GPA of D-). Visit the ASCE report card web site at (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. , select one the sixteen that you feel provides the most risk to global logistics and SCM. Write a brief discussion (no more than ½ page) supporting your claim. 2. Using the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) grading system (see Ch 3, problem 1 above) and in the context of your conclusions from Ch 1, problem 1, assign a letter grade to each of the following infrastructures from a worldwide (global) infrastructure perspective. Defend your grade for each. What is your worldwide GPA? a. Ports b. Canals and waterways c. Airports d. Rail PROVIDE REFERENCES USED

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